City officials are using University of Minnesota research to update a Minneapolis policy regulating the products carried by grocery stores.
Marcy-Holmes may have a chance to catch up to a rise in affordable housing that other University of Minnesota neighborhoods have seen in recent years.
Visitors to high-traffic University of Minnesota areas may need to carry extra change to meet the city's increased parking fares.
While new developments and chain restaurants reshape the University of Minnesota area, some West Bank small businesses have stood the test of time.
The area has experienced a gradual proliferation of Asian restaurants over the past few years, leading to heightened competition between businesses serving similar cuisine. Many restaurants have noticed the increase, but some owners feel that their brand of food is unique enough to distinguish them from the crowd.
Vermilion Development, a Chicago-based real estate developer, has plans to redesign the Art and Architecture Building and adjacent businesses into condominiums, apartments and retail space. The development has caused uncertainty among tenants about whether they will still have a space when construction is finished.
The Marcy-Holmes neighborhood is expected to see construction start on a new hotel catered to University students and families by fall 2018.
The University will promote data on several off-campus landlords and residences this summer in an effort to protect incoming renters.
MPD officers responded to a reported robbery near Van Cleve Park just before 2 a.m. Sunday. The victim said the suspect stole his phone and punched him once in the face. He suffered a bloody nose but sustained no other injuries. The suspect was gone by the time police arrived on scene.
The melting snow means University neighborhood residents will have the opportunity to see what needs cleaning around their homes.